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Solar Energy in Windber, PA

Solar Energy in Windber

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Solar Panels in Windber

Solar panels in Windber that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Windber

The total length of the day in Windber, PA today (April 25, 2019) will be 13 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Windber, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Windber, PA

Solar Energy Data in Windber, PA

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Windber.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Windber, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Windber

Based on historical Windber, PA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Windber. [1]

Windber has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Windber that are always titled at the latitude of Windber (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.31 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Windber

Solar Radiation Data in Windber, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Windber.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Windber, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Windber

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Solar Power Comparison: Windber vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Windber

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Windber solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Windber

Sunrise / Sunset in Windber

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:21 am
    • Sunset: 12:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Windber

Best Months for Solar in Windber

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.78 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Windber

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Windber, PA at this current time.

However, Windber is in Somerset County and Somerset County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Windber

The Power of Solar in Windber, PA

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Windber (pa). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Windber. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Windber, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Windber

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Cost of Utilities in Windber

Windber Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Windber averaged 12.54 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Windber

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Windber Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Windber

Solar Energy Contractors in Windber

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Windber, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Windber

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Windber, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Windber

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Windber, PA.

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Weather Forecast for Windber, PA [5]

Thu Apr 25
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 26
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 60°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 27
50°F
Light Snow
Min: 36°F
Max: 50°F
Gale: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sun Apr 28
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 49°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 29
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 57°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 81%
Tue Apr 30
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Windber

About Windber

The borough of Windber, PA in Somerset County has an approximate population of 4,138. [6]

Windber Solar Power

Windber, PA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Windber, PA, or for more solar-related resources for Windber, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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